41st WCTF Annual Career Conference


Friday, March 3, 2023


8:15am - 4:00pm


Zoom, Michigan Union, Mason Hall


The University of Michigan Women of Color Task Force (WCTF) celebrates its 41st Annual Career Conference March 3, 2023. This Year’s theme is Grow. Advance. Succeed. (GAS): Refuel Your Career.

Ritu Bhasin, award-winning speaker, author and internationally recognized expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion, will deliver the keynote address on “Women of Color, Rise Through the Authenticity Principle”, addressing concepts including the profound link between authenticity, belonging and inclusion, how to identify and interrupt internalized bias and self-limiting beliefs, and practical strategies for overcoming the barriers to authenticity to create a culture of belonging.

As the largest professional development event at U-M, this year’s conference is from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting with virtual Zoom sessions in the morning and hosting an in-person keynote luncheon and afternoon workshops at the Michigan Union and Mason Hall.

Conference attendees may select from a variety of workshop sessions designed to support their professional and personal development. Workshop topics include: 1) Develop Your Staff or Watch Them Go, 2) Understanding and Increasing Psychological Safety in the Workplace, 3) Cultivating A Culture of Appreciation, 4) Leading Beyond Your Title & Comfort Zone, and 5) Inclusive Leadership with our teams, on campus, and beyond.

MORE INFORMATION: 2023 WCTF Career Conference